Tag: American history

Hail, Christopher Columbus! ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Bradley Birzer The once-radical belief that Christopher Columbus was evil has sadly become mainstream. But Columbus was a brave and tenacious explorer—flawed, of course, like every man—who expanded the knowledge of the Old World, changing it and the New World forever… — Read… Continue Reading “Hail, Christopher Columbus! ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

The January 6 Insurrection Hoax – Imprimis

By Roger Kimball The January 6 Insurrection Hoax – Imprimis — Read on imprimis.hillsdale.edu/january-6-insurrection-hoax/

Robert Nisbet’s Youth ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Bradley J. Birzer Growing up in Maricopa, the young Robert Nisbet fell deeply in love with libraries. Almost as soon as he learned to read—sitting on his mother’s lap as she read to him—the young man began to devour books voraciously, loving the literature… Continue Reading “Robert Nisbet’s Youth ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

The Battle of Jumonville Glen: The French & Indian War Begins ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Craig Bruce Smith While the Battle of Jumonville Glen may not be considered the start of the war from the British perspective, it resulted in an expanded colonial conflict engulfing the world in violence, which then began the rift between Britain and their… Continue Reading “The Battle of Jumonville Glen: The French & Indian War Begins ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

What Made Us Go Crazy? Part One: – VDH’s Blade of Perseus

By Victor Davis Hanson What Made Us Go Crazy? Part One: – VDH’s Blade of Perseus — Read on victorhanson.com/what-made-us-go-crazy-part-one/

Was Cornwallis a Coward? ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Alan Pell Crawford The caricature of the British generals of the American Revolution is one of them prancing about in their splendid red uniforms, dipping snuff, looking down their snooty noses at the silly-billy Americans, and cowering from the slaughter, lest their wigs… Continue Reading “Was Cornwallis a Coward? ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

A Tale of Two Homes and Two Statesmen ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Bruce Frohnen Both Monticello and Mount Vernon are imposing estates. Both Thomas Jefferson and George Washington were imposing historical figures. What do the homes tell us about the statesmen? Quite a bit, it turns out… — Read on theimaginativeconservative.org/2016/01/tale-two-homes-statesmen-mount-vernon-monticello-bruce-frohnen.html

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